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Excerpt: Hamilton Jordan on the 1980 Kennedy Challenge

This excerpt features Hamilton Jordan, White House chief of staff in the Carter administration, on Ted Kennedy's challenge to President Carter in the 1980 Democratic Primary. He contends it was a primary reason for Carter's loss to Ronald Reagan. Excerpt taken from the November 6, 1981 interview, a part of the Jimmy Carter Oral History Project.

Read the full Hamilton Jordan interview here.

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